how to pronounce sexton


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the above transcription of sexton is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

sexton is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of sexton in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… shroud the shocked sexton fled Emma …”

meanings of sexton


  1. A church official who looks after a church building and its graveyard and may act as a gravedigger and bell-ringer.
  2. A sexton beetle.


  1. An occupational surname​.

sexton frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word sexton occurs in english on average 0.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics sexton can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that sexton can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

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